Eleven of the fire engines have been destroyed at a cost of £116,000 each.Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service sent 58 firefighters to deal with the incident after receiving the call at 0913 BST.
The pyramidal roof, mullion windows and limestone turrets certainly give it a striking appearance.
WILL BENNETTThe disappearance of Heather West, Frederick and Rose West's eldest daughter, led ultimately to the Cromwell Street murder inquiry, Winchester Crown Court was told yesterday. They knew that she was dead because both had been involved in killing her.
Brian Leveson QC, for the prosecution, told the court: "In June 1987, when she was 16 years old, she disappeared. "Rosemary West, this defendant, was interviewed by the police.
– 1 January 1995) was an English serial killer who committed at least 12 murders between 19 in Gloucestershire, the majority with his second wife, Rosemary West. At least eight of the murders involved the Wests' sexual gratification and included rape, bondage, torture and mutilation; the victims' dismembered bodies were typically buried in the cellar or garden of the Wests' Cromwell Street home in Gloucester, which became known as "the House of Horrors".
In addition, Fred is known to have committed at least two murders on his own, while Rose is known to have murdered Fred's stepdaughter, Charmaine. Fred West asphyxiated himself while on remand at HM Prison Birmingham on 1 January 1995, at which time he and Rose were jointly charged with nine murders, and he with three additional murders.